Ivan Orkin has revolutionized Ramen. A dish that was often thought of as the fast-food of Japan, it has now become an art form and a technique-driven, ingredient-focused speciality. Orkin often says that he does not know where his American-ness starts and his Japanese-ness ends. After years in Tokyo, he has returned to New York to open the ultimate Ramen Shops on both the West and East Sides.